A Whole School Approach to Solving Word Problems 12/09/2024

12 Sep 2024 9:30 am - 3:30 pm 715 South Rd, Blackforest


How do you teach students to solve word problems? Do you know that the Key Word 
strategy fails more than 50% of the time? Come and join Narelle to find out more about:

  • Common ineffective approaches, including those characteristic of students with learning difficulties.
  • A whole school approach to problem solving, based on George Polya’s approach and the bar model (which features heavily in version 9 of the Australian Curriculum).
  • A mathematically robust model of how to comprehend maths vocabulary in word problems.
  • One and two step Part-Part-Whole and Comparison word problems.

Suitable for:

  • Class Teachers: Years 2-6
  • School Services Officers Years 2-6
  • Leaders of Numeracy

Presentered by Narelle Rice. 


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